By Nicole Andrews Winter is not just the season that ends the year; it's also the season that makes the transition into a new one! We all feel the winds of change from the moment the first leaves start falling and the urge to redecorate and bring new life into the house pokes its head out. Since redecorating can be expensive and time-consuming, here are a few guidelines...

Do you love a good home improvement project? Whether you're a novice or a seasoned DIY-er, there are some projects that are just going to be easier than others. But which? ImproveNet set out to discover which projects can set you up for failure, and which will be a snap.

The company surveyed over 2,000 DIYers who have attempted at least one DIY home...

Call a contractor? No, thanks! One of the many benefits of being a homeowner is the ability to change your home to suit your tastes—but armed with DIY Network, HGTV and YouTube, more homeowners are taking on the work themselves, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) 2019 Remodeling Impact Report. DIY Equals Happy Homeowners From complete control...

Things are looking up for mortgage delinquency rates across the country, according to a recent report from property information and analytics provider CoreLogic. The company's October Loan Performance Insights Report showed that only 4.1 percent of mortgages nationally were in some stage of delinquency, as defined by 30 days or more past due, including those in foreclosure. The...

Are you in the process of getting your real estate license, or are you new to the world of continuing education and just getting started in real estate? Getting a schedule down and taking it one step at a time can be the difference between maintaining focus and doing well or feeling overwhelmed and performing poorly. This is especially true with online programs,...

RISMedia’s latest webinar, “Profit in 2019 With These Listing Strategies: Great Listing Strategies for a Great Year,” sponsored by Buyside and moderated by Terri Murphy, master coach at Workman Success Systems, took an in-depth look into listings—with a focus on winning them every single time. The No. 1 priority for success among today’s brokerages, panelists...

In the following interview, Geoffrey Adams, director of Member Success at Agent Collective with Realty ONE Group in Tempe, Ariz., discusses incubating leads, marketing online and technology. Region Served: Arizona
Years in Real Estate: 10
Number of Offices: 1
Number of Agents: 22 What is the key to helping your agents convert online leads?

By Daniel Defendi Moving can be a stressful experience. While some things can be prepared in the weeks leading up to the move, packing and moving out in a single day can still be a challenge. Related: 5 Tips to Make Moving Less Stressful These packing tips can help you avoid common issues and save you time and effort: Plan Ahead Before your move, it's important...

The female millennial homebuyer has arrived—and in grand fashion. In the housing market, single women are one of the fastest-growing demographics, and those that are born between 1981 and 1996 are leading the way. According to a realtor.com® analysis, which took a look at the first names of homebuyers in this country, seven of the top 10 fastest-growing names are...

By Kate Khom Before the age of marketing, a word-of-mouth strategy was one of the main ways to get recognized in the world of business, besides advertising. In the age of the internet, this strategy still exists under the term "viral marketing," saving its initial features, but having adapted to the demand of the digital world. Viral marketing techniques are...